Egypt to purchase 20 million doses of Sinopharm vaccine - (National Post via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Egypt has agreed to purchase 20 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by Sinopharm and expects to receive a batch of 500,000 shots this month, as reported in the National Post.

  • The agreement boosts vaccination efforts in Egypt, which has so far received a total of just over 1.5 million doses of Sinopharm and of the AstraZeneca shot.

  • Earlier this month, Egypt announced it was preparing to produce up to 80 million doses of the vaccine produced by Sinovac.

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